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Pools in Madrid

Pools in Madrid

22/05/19 - Pools in Madrid Comment(s)

Hello readers, Sunny and hot weather headed Madrid and this means that pools are finally open in the city! It’s now time to take off your clothes,...

Madrid Legends and Curiosities

Madrid Legends and Curiosities

17/05/19 - Madrid Legends and Curiosities Comment(s)

Hello dear readers, Madrid legend and curiosities is the topic of the cultural column of May.. We have written about TV series, libraries, museums, h...

Barrio Chamberí

Barrio Chamberí

10/05/19 - Barrio Chamberí Comment(s)

Hola readers,   Want to know one of the most fashionable neighbourhoods for dining out? Well, today we talk about barrio Chamberí, a place in ...

5 tasty Spring/Summer recipes

5 tasty Spring/Summer recipes

08/05/19 - 5 tasty Spring/Summer recipes Comment(s)

Hello guys, We are back with our tasty column and since the hot season is here, we want to provide you with 5 easy (and delicious) recipes for this S...

What you cannot miss in May!

What you cannot miss in May!

03/05/19 - What you cannot miss in May! Comment(s)

Hola folks,   You’re sure wondering what you cannot miss in May in our beautiful Madrid and here we are with our monthly agenda, a special se...

How to write a CV in Spanish

How to write a CV in Spanish

26/04/19 - How to write a CV in Spanish Comment(s)

Why should you know how to write a CV in Spanish? It’s easy: all along these years working with erasmus students, providing people from all over the...

Better together!

Better together!

24/04/19 - Better together! Comment(s)

  Hola Readers, Are you wondering what “Better together” means for us? Well, today we have a question for you: do you really know our team,...

Madrid Secret Corners

Madrid Secret Corners

17/04/19 - Madrid Secret Corners Comment(s)

Hola readers, Are you ready to discover some of the most beautiful Madrid secret corners with us? We’re quite sure you already know the famous and...

Film festivals in Madrid

Film festivals in Madrid

12/04/19 - Film festivals in Madrid Comment(s)

Film festivals in Madrid. Have we ever talked about film festivals? As far as we can remember (we have checked the blog ahahah), we have written a lot...

Volunteering in Madrid

Volunteering in Madrid

10/04/19 - Volunteering in Madrid Comment(s)

We are not directly related to any company and the information may change over time. They have been collected by helpAccommodation...

Madrid: barrio de los Austrias

Madrid: barrio de los Austrias

05/04/19 - Madrid: barrio de los Austrias Comment(s)

Madrid and barrio de los Austrias. This is going to be one of the last posts of the “Neighbourhood” column and we have decided to begin this last ...

A tasty Spanish Easter

A tasty Spanish Easter

03/04/19 - A tasty Spanish Easter Comment(s)

A tasty Spanish Easter, to know new traditions and to spend a tasty Easter away from home. We are in that part of the month when we dedicate our time ...

What you cannot miss in April!

What you cannot miss in April!

29/03/19 - What you cannot miss in April! Comment(s)

What you cannot miss in April! helpMadrid agenda is back with all the plans, the concerts, the exhibitions, vintage movies, great novels and… You do...

Avila

Avila

27/03/19 - Avila Comment(s)

Avila, a little town surrounded by nature. Avila, a fortress that treasures amazing beauties. Avila, a windy destination. As you may have guessed yet,...

Learn Spanish in Madrid

Learn Spanish in Madrid

22/03/19 - Learn Spanish in Madrid Comment(s)

Learn Spanish in Madrid… Easy with In2Spanish and helpMadrid. Nice beginning for our blog post dedicated to the “Language learning”. Let us expl...

A morning with Bienvenidxs Refugiadxs Alcalá de Henares

A morning with Bienvenidxs Refugiadxs Alcalá de Henares

20/03/19 - A morning with Bienvenidxs Refugiadxs Alcalá de Henares Comment(s)

A morning with Bienvenidxs Refugiadxs Alcalá de Henares, a morning with this organization whose aim is to channel outgoing and local initiatives that...

Architecture in Madrid

Architecture in Madrid

15/03/19 - Architecture in Madrid Comment(s)

Architecture in Madrid, this is a great topic for our column “Getting around”. Perfect because spring is coming and sunny days will be soon here: ...

Escape rooms in Madrid

Escape rooms in Madrid

13/03/19 - Escape rooms in Madrid Comment(s)

Escape rooms in Madrid, a great idea to train your brain in an entertaining way. Moreover, this activity can turn a boring evening into a funny evenin...

Emergency numbers

Emergency numbers

08/03/19 - Emergency numbers Comment(s)

We are not directly related to any organisation, legal or government departments and the information may change over time. The information has be...

Madrid: Arganzuela district

Madrid: Arganzuela district

06/03/19 - Madrid: Arganzuela district Comment(s)

Arganzuela district, the district in Madrid where we will walk today. A district and not a neighbourhood. This walk will be longer than the others bec...

Pinchos Route

Pinchos Route

01/03/19 - Pinchos Route Comment(s)

Dear readers, A pinchos route, this is our tasty programme for today. Another great tasting for our “tasty” column. Actually, we do not know why ...

What you cannot miss in March

What you cannot miss in March

27/02/19 - What you cannot miss in March Comment(s)

What you cannot miss in March means… A new agenda for all our beloved reader. March means that winter is ending, too. How do you feel about it? We a...

How to write the perfect e-mail

How to write the perfect e-mail

22/02/19 - How to write the perfect e-mail Comment(s)

How to write the perfect e-mail… Maybe a little bit pretentious ahahah. Well, we can rephrase. How to write an e-mail in Spanish. Better, isn’t it...

Toledo

Toledo

20/02/19 - Toledo Comment(s)

Toledo, a gorgeous city on a hill surrounded by a river. Toledo, the place that treasures a part of the Spanish history. Toledo and Don Quixote, Toled...

How many stadiums are there in Madrid?

How many stadiums are there in Madrid?

15/02/19 - How many stadiums are there in Madrid? Comment(s)

How many stadiums are there in Madrid? The answer is… several. Today we will get around the three most important stadiums in Madrid. Football lovers...

Historical figures from Madrid

Historical figures from Madrid

13/02/19 - Historical figures from Madrid Comment(s)

Historical figures from Madrid, this is the topic of the “cultural” column of this month. We have written about the TV series, the directors, the ...

Recycling in Madrid

Recycling in Madrid

08/02/19 - Recycling in Madrid Comment(s)

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Madrid: Barrio Chueca

Madrid: Barrio Chueca

06/02/19 - Madrid: Barrio Chueca Comment(s)

Chueca and its amazing atmosphere: this month we will discover this Barrio de Madrid. Have you enjoyed our last walk in Moncloa? Our column is back an...

Sweet Carnival Treats

Sweet Carnival Treats

01/02/19 - Sweet Carnival Treats Comment(s)

February means Carnival; therefore, Carnival will be the topic of the “tasty” column of this month. Do you know all sweet delicacies that make us ...

What you cannot miss in February

What you cannot miss in February

30/01/19 - What you cannot miss in February Comment(s)

What you cannot miss in February in Madrid and much more. Have you enjoyed our new section of “favourites”? Actually, we really like it and we are...

Like a native speaker…

Like a native speaker…

25/01/19 - Like a native speaker… Comment(s)

Like a native speaker… A native speaker uses idiomatic expressions, complex sentences and correct grammar. Can we actually achieve a good level of S...

A morning with Imagina Más

A morning with Imagina Más

23/01/19 - A morning with Imagina Más Comment(s)

A morning with Imagina Más, a morning to discover more about this NGO that fights against discrimination, social exclusion and stands up for equality...

Vintage shops in Madrid

Vintage shops in Madrid

18/01/19 - Vintage shops in Madrid Comment(s)

Vintage shops in Madrid, there are many and they are amazing! We are into vintage shops and vintage clothes and if you share with us this “passion...

TV series set in Madrid

TV series set in Madrid

16/01/19 - TV series set in Madrid Comment(s)

TV series set in Madrid… We have already mentioned this topic some months ago and we have mentioned some of the most successful Spanish TV series. I...

Time management techniques for “busy” people

Time management techniques for “busy” people

11/01/19 - Time management techniques for “busy” people Comment(s)

Time management techniques for “busy” people (Yes, let’s pretend to be busy people ahahah). It is always harder to find time to read a book, hav...

Madrid: Barrio Moncloa

Madrid: Barrio Moncloa

09/01/19 - Madrid: Barrio Moncloa Comment(s)

Madrid: Barrio Moncloa. This is our way to begin our column about the neighbourhoods in 2019. Many students, close to one of the most important street...

Where to eat Tapas in Madrid!

Where to eat Tapas in Madrid!

04/01/19 - Where to eat Tapas in Madrid! Comment(s)

Where to eat tapas in Madrid, or better, tasty treats and where to find them! Here we are, back with our traditional columns and new interesting infor...

What you cannot miss in January!

What you cannot miss in January!

02/01/19 - What you cannot miss in January! Comment(s)

What you cannot miss in January! Wait, it is January! Here we are, together in 2019, with many good resolutions and many amazing memories. We feel nos...

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve

28/12/18 - New Year’s Eve Comment(s)

New Year’s Eve means only one thing: welcome 2019. This year we will welcome the New Year in Madrid and it will be for sure an amazing end/beginning...

Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Lorca…

Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Lorca…

26/12/18 - Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Lorca… Comment(s)

Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Lorca... Guess what we are talking about! The topic of our beloved cultural column is… Spanish literature, an overview of s...

Our traditional Spanish Christmas

Our traditional Spanish Christmas

21/12/18 - Our traditional Spanish Christmas Comment(s)

Our traditional Spanish Christmas in Madrid and (sound of bells) with helpMadrid. Aren’t you excited? This is our very last post about Christmas and...

Christmas markets in Madrid

Christmas markets in Madrid

19/12/18 - Christmas markets in Madrid Comment(s)

Christmas Markets and Madrid… This is definitely our favourite part of the year. Both the colours of the autumn and beautiful decorations and lights...

How did you behave all year?

How did you behave all year?

14/12/18 - How did you behave all year? Comment(s)

“You better watch out You better not cry better not pout I'm telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town”   How did you behave all year? ...

Imagina Más: #AlzaLaVoz

Imagina Más: #AlzaLaVoz

12/12/18 - Imagina Más: #AlzaLaVoz Comment(s)

Imagina Más, the ONG that everyone should know. As you may have already noticed, the blog posts that we publish in December are completely different ...

Christmassy tasty

Christmassy tasty

07/12/18 - Christmassy tasty Comment(s)

Christmassy tasty! Christmas treats, salty and sweet! We did nearly a rhyme. By the way, the “tasty” column topic of December is a traditional Chr...

What you cannot miss in December!

What you cannot miss in December!

05/12/18 - What you cannot miss in December! Comment(s)

“What you cannot miss in December”, our agenda is finally back. Thanksgiving is over, Cyber Monday too and December is here. Do you know what does...

In2Spanish. It’s time to learn Spanish!

In2Spanish. It’s time to learn Spanish!

30/11/18 - In2Spanish. It’s time to learn Spanish! Comment(s)

It’s time to learn Spanish! Seriously! It has been months that we should begin a course, but… Well, we have no excuse ahahahah. As every month, we...

Madrid by car

Madrid by car

28/11/18 - Madrid by car Comment(s)

“Madrid by car” is our last post about public transports in Madrid. No, it is not a tour of Madrid, it is an overview about a new environmental fr...

Madrid Rio, the urban park that we like!

Madrid Rio, the urban park that we like!

23/11/18 - Madrid Rio, the urban park that we like! Comment(s)

Madrid Rio, an urban park that offers recreation and a green space in Madrid charming city centre. Madrid Rio is much more than a park and we will dis...

Spanish Hollywood: lights, camera, action!

Spanish Hollywood: lights, camera, action!

21/11/18 - Spanish Hollywood: lights, camera, action! Comment(s)

Spanish Hollywood, some of the best Spanish directors whose films are not to be missed. Yes, you got it: our cultural column is finally back! Have you...

They need you!

They need you!

16/11/18 - They need you! Comment(s)

 Dear tenant, They need you. This is the title of our new blog post and much more. Yes, there are actually people who need your help, who need o...

Madrid: Barrio de Sol

Madrid: Barrio de Sol

14/11/18 - Madrid: Barrio de Sol Comment(s)

Madrid and Sol are nearly synonyms! Sol is not just a metro station; it is one of the most central neighbourhoods in Madrid. Puerta del Sol, the Tio P...

Traditionally tasty!

Traditionally tasty!

07/11/18 - Traditionally tasty! Comment(s)

Traditional and tasty: finally, our favourite tasty column is back and we cannot wait to share with you the discovery of this month. This time we will...

What you cannot miss in November!

What you cannot miss in November!

02/11/18 - What you cannot miss in November! Comment(s)

What you cannot miss in November… helpMadrid, as always, has many plans for you! Needless to say, you cannot miss any of the suggested events… The...

Halloween is coming!

Halloween is coming!

31/10/18 - Halloween is coming! Comment(s)

Halloween is coming, so… are you ready for "trick or treat"? Halloween is not a traditional Spanish holiday, nonetheless this American tradition is ...

Let’ go to the university!

Let’ go to the university!

26/10/18 - Let’ go to the university! Comment(s)

Let’s go to the university! Even better, “vamos a la universidad”! It’s time to learn some Spanish, guys. Ready to take notes? Our Spanish les...

Madrid by bike

Madrid by bike

24/10/18 - Madrid by bike Comment(s)

We are not directly related to the bike sharing company and the information may change over time. They have been collected by helpAccommodat...

Madrid viewpoints: the best views of the Spanish capital

Madrid viewpoints: the best views of the Spanish capital

19/10/18 - Madrid viewpoints: the best views of the Spanish capital Comment(s)

Do you know the best viewpoints of the Spanish capital? Madrid is beautiful, everyone knows it. Nonetheless, it can be even more charming. How is that...

Cosy bookshops for lazy days

Cosy bookshops for lazy days

17/10/18 - Cosy bookshops for lazy days Comment(s)

Cosy bookshops for lazy days and… lazy people. Everyone needs a break from parties and social life and everyone needs those calm moments when the on...

5 tips to get the most out of Madrid

5 tips to get the most out of Madrid

10/10/18 - 5 tips to get the most out of Madrid Comment(s)

“5 tips to get the most out of Madrid” this is the topic of our monthly column dedicated to tips and information to organize your stay abroad. We ...

Madrid for beginners! (Part 1)

Madrid for beginners! (Part 1)

05/10/18 - Madrid for beginners! (Part 1) Comment(s)

Madrid for beginners… and not. Secret corners, cosy cafes, new shops, adventures in new districts. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a “beginner...

Sweet treats

Sweet treats

03/10/18 - Sweet treats Comment(s)

Sweet treats and nice friends, this is the best way to begin this autumn! We may seem too excited, but we want to see the positive side of being far f...

What you cannot miss in October!

What you cannot miss in October!

28/09/18 - What you cannot miss in October! Comment(s)

What can't you miss in October? helpMadrid has created for you an agenda with all the events and activities that will make this new fall, the best of ...

New country, new language

New country, new language

26/09/18 - New country, new language Comment(s)

New country, new language… Whenever you move to another country, the first thing that will make interesting your new location is the language.  ...

Public Transports 2.0

Public Transports 2.0

21/09/18 - Public Transports 2.0 Comment(s)

We are not directly related to any of these companies and the information may change over time. They have been collected by helpAccommo...

Madrid: Squares City Tour

Madrid: Squares City Tour

19/09/18 - Madrid: Squares City Tour Comment(s)

Madrid, a lovely treasure in the middle of Spain. This month we will explore some of the most important and beautiful squares of Madrid. Are you ready...

Theatres in Madrid: let’s discover this enchanted universe!

Theatres in Madrid: let’s discover this enchanted universe!

14/09/18 - Theatres in Madrid: let’s discover this enchanted universe! Comment(s)

Theatres in Madrid are everywhere, literally. There is no a single a street in the city centre without a big or small hidden theatre. To list them all...

Tips to find the perfect accommodation

Tips to find the perfect accommodation

12/09/18 - Tips to find the perfect accommodation Comment(s)

Everyone needs some tips when it comes to room or flat search. Even more so, if you are looking for an accommodation abroad for the first time. The bi...

Madrid: Barrio de Las Letras

Madrid: Barrio de Las Letras

07/09/18 - Madrid: Barrio de Las Letras Comment(s)

Madrid has many lovely neighbourhoods and each of them has its own beauties and characteristics. We have already had a look at Salamanca and few ...

Internationally tasty

Internationally tasty

05/09/18 - Internationally tasty Comment(s)

Tasty and international. We let you guess what we will talk about today! We really appreciate Spanish cuisine, but it’s time to wide our horizons an...

What you cannot miss in September!

What you cannot miss in September!

31/08/18 - What you cannot miss in September! Comment(s)

September is here and we like it! September means new beginnings, new arrivals, and new adventures. It is like the unofficial start of a new year with...

Spanish for beginners

Spanish for beginners

29/08/18 - Spanish for beginners Comment(s)

Do you speak Spanish? If you are planning to move to Madrid or Spain, better to have some basics, isn’t it? Spanish is one of the most spoken l...

The Metro de Madrid

The Metro de Madrid

24/08/18 - The Metro de Madrid Comment(s)

We are not directly related to this company and the information may change over time. They have been collected by helpAccommodatio...

Retiro Park: the green side of Madrid

Retiro Park: the green side of Madrid

22/08/18 - Retiro Park: the green side of Madrid Comment(s)

The Retiro Park is the favourite spot of many people who visit Madrid. This park is a paradise located right in the city centre. A labyrinthine greed ...

Museums and culture in Madrid: the best way to spend your afternoon!

Museums and culture in Madrid: the best way to spend your afternoon!

17/08/18 - Museums and culture in Madrid: the best way to spend your afternoon! Comment(s)

Museums are one of the strengths of Madrid and, as we are culture and museums enthusiasts, we have decided to mention some of the main attractions of ...

Plan your experience abroad!

Plan your experience abroad!

10/08/18 - Plan your experience abroad! Comment(s)

Ready for take off! Your experience abroad shall begin… Wait, wait, wait. Are you sure that everything is planned and that you haven’t forgotten a...

Madrid: Barrio Salamanca

Madrid: Barrio Salamanca

08/08/18 - Madrid: Barrio Salamanca Comment(s)

Madrid is a huge city and it may be difficult to decide which may be the best place to live. The city centre? The suburbs? This district full of ...

Some of the best vegan restaurants in Madrid

Some of the best vegan restaurants in Madrid

03/08/18 - Some of the best vegan restaurants in Madrid Comment(s)

Some of you may be vegan, other vegetarian, others may eat meat and cheese … you know what? It doesn’t matter, what matters is that you are ready ...

What you cannot miss in August!

What you cannot miss in August!

01/08/18 - What you cannot miss in August! Comment(s)

Every month is amazing for some reason, but August in Madrid is the most colourful month ever! Are you wondering why we are so in love with this perio...

Olè! A journey across the stereotypes

Olè! A journey across the stereotypes

27/07/18 - Olè! A journey across the stereotypes Comment(s)

Stereotype or reality? Can you really say what is true and what is false? There are many “legends” about Spain and it is very common to mix them ...

Madrid from the top down

Madrid from the top down

25/07/18 - Madrid from the top down Comment(s)

Summer has its upsides. Our favourite one are rooftops! We could go there every evening, we could stay there entire days. The refreshing breeze a...

Next Station: Sol!

Next Station: Sol!

20/07/18 - Next Station: Sol! Comment(s)

We are not directly related to any of these companies and the information may change over time. They have been collected by helpAc...

Open-air cinema!

Open-air cinema!

18/07/18 - Open-air cinema! Comment(s)

Why should we all like summer? Because it offers us many interesting things to do. Good weather and cool temperatures let us stay outside till very la...

Madrid Best Bars

Madrid Best Bars

13/07/18 - Madrid Best Bars Comment(s)

Classes are over, the final terms are already a memory and free time is an institution. Beach, friends, movie nights, festivals, parties … well, the...

Mad Cool

Mad Cool

11/07/18 - Mad Cool Comment(s)

Have you ever heard about the Mad Cool Festival? As foreigners, we didn’t know anything about this festival … What a pity! We have lost many chanc...

Work with us!

Work with us!

09/07/18 - Work with us! Comment(s)

Since 2010, helpAccommodation offers its services and its accommodations to students and young workers from all over the world. Today, helpAccommodat...

World Cup Calling

World Cup Calling

06/07/18 - World Cup Calling Comment(s)

  Unfortunately, we cannot support Spain anymore, but many teams still need us! Whether you like it or not, this month the World cup is a must. ...

What you cannot miss in July!

What you cannot miss in July!

04/07/18 - What you cannot miss in July! Comment(s)

“Hot town, summer in the city Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty Been down, isn't it a pity Doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city.” Summe...

Madrid Pride 2018

Madrid Pride 2018

29/06/18 - Madrid Pride 2018 Comment(s)

“Madrid is a an open gateaway, but a gateaway to diversity” from www.madridorgullo.com Since 1977 Madrid is the location of one of the largest pr...

Spanish Idioms ...

Spanish Idioms ...

27/06/18 - Spanish Idioms ... Comment(s)

It’s time to learn some Spanish, more specifically, some Spanish idioms … In order to sound like a native, you have to know some of the most used...

I love ice cream

I love ice cream

22/06/18 - I love ice cream Comment(s)

What grown man doesn’t like the ice cream? This question does not require any answer, isn’t it? In Madrid it is not just a refreshing sweet, it ha...

Mulafest is back!

Mulafest is back!

20/06/18 - Mulafest is back! Comment(s)

Every year, the famous Spanish festival comes back to Madrid and we suggest you not to lose the chance to experience this three days festival. From t...

Madrid City Tour ... Open Air

Madrid City Tour ... Open Air

15/06/18 - Madrid City Tour ... Open Air Comment(s)

Summer is coming to town and so does the heat. Madrid is an enchanting city, but it is also true that in Summer may be difficult to enjoy its beauty d...

Seven good reasons to live abroad

Seven good reasons to live abroad

13/06/18 - Seven good reasons to live abroad Comment(s)

Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Florence … Why should we choose to live an experience abroad? It is not always easy to leave friends, family...

Beermad 3rd Edition!

Beermad 3rd Edition!

08/06/18 - Beermad 3rd Edition! Comment(s)

Whether you like beer or not, you cannot miss the third edition of the Beermad. The Spanish most famous Beer Festival will take place in Madrid from t...

Lights! Camera! Action!

Lights! Camera! Action!

06/06/18 - Lights! Camera! Action! Comment(s)

There are thousands of known American television series, but there are very few from Spain. Have you ever seen one of them? Let’s present three of t...

Let’s dance!

Let’s dance!

01/06/18 - Let’s dance! Comment(s)

“El flamenco es la cultura más importante que tenemos en España y me atrevo a decir que en Europa. Es una música increíble, tiene una gran fuerz...

What you cannot miss in June!

What you cannot miss in June!

30/05/18 - What you cannot miss in June! Comment(s)

Summer is coming and we can feel its vibes. It is time to enjoy it, are you ready? Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this ...

Gazpacho ... impossible to resist!

Gazpacho ... impossible to resist!

25/05/18 - Gazpacho ... impossible to resist! Comment(s)

How much do you know about the traditional Spanish food? Of course you have tasted the delicious tapas, the delectable Jamon Iberico, the tortilla …...

The runner’s little guide

The runner’s little guide

23/05/18 - The runner’s little guide Comment(s)

It keeps you healthy, it is good for stress-relief, it’s a way to meet your friends, it makes fun … we could go on forever, but the point is alway...

Spanish beer or better “cerveza”

Spanish beer or better “cerveza”

18/05/18 - Spanish beer or better “cerveza” Comment(s)

“¡Una caña por favor!” It is one of the most popular drinks in Spain. You can choose the size, the brand, the type etc … Puzzled? Don’t worr...

Las Meninas are back in town!

Las Meninas are back in town!

16/05/18 - Las Meninas are back in town! Comment(s)

You might’ve noticed the same sculpture all around Madrid: same form, different decorations. They came up nearly unannounced and they are everywhere...

San Isidro!

San Isidro!

11/05/18 - San Isidro! Comment(s)

This weekend Madrid celebrates its patron San Isidro and the agenda is fully booked. From today to the 15th of May, the city will host concerts a...

Top 5 Metro’s Murals

Top 5 Metro’s Murals

09/05/18 - Top 5 Metro’s Murals Comment(s)

We take it nearly every day. We are used to its noises, colours, hallways … But have you ever looked around and paid attention to the art that it tr...

Bye Bye Bureaucracy!

Bye Bye Bureaucracy!

04/05/18 - Bye Bye Bureaucracy! Comment(s)

An easy explanation of the documents you need as EU citizen. We are not directly related to any legal or government departments and the informat...

Just call!

Just call!

02/05/18 - Just call! Comment(s)

A lot of bikers and big colourful backpacks. You must have seen them tearing down the road. Yes, I am talking about the delivery boys/girls that every...

What you cannot miss in May!

What you cannot miss in May!

27/04/18 - What you cannot miss in May! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Events, food, art … check it out! FOOD Pulpo Pasión 2018 From the 27th...

Dubbing? No, thanks

Dubbing? No, thanks

25/04/18 - Dubbing? No, thanks Comment(s)

Someone likes dubbed films, someone else the original version. Team dubbing or not, it is always strange to associate a different voice to an actor, e...

Pinta Malasaña comes back this weekend!

Pinta Malasaña comes back this weekend!

11/04/18 - Pinta Malasaña comes back this weekend! Comment(s)

Once again, we will enjoy the creativity of the Street artists that will decorate Malasaña streets next Sunday the 15th of April. The event will last...

What you cannot miss in April!

What you cannot miss in April!

02/04/18 - What you cannot miss in April! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Art, food, music… check it out! Food ‘El Viajero’, the rooftop you...

Spring break!

Spring break!

28/03/18 - Spring break! Comment(s)

On Thursday and Friday, we have our Semana Santa holidays in Spain –and well, if you’re studying here, you are probably on holidays already!– so...

‘Potaje’, one of the Spanish traditional dishes of Semana Santa

‘Potaje’, one of the Spanish traditional dishes of Semana Santa

23/03/18 - ‘Potaje’, one of the Spanish traditional dishes of Semana Santa Comment(s)

If you know the tradition, in Spain it’s said that within Carnaval and Semana Santa, you cannot eat meat. That’s called ‘Vigilia’, the meat pr...

Libraries to study in Madrid

Libraries to study in Madrid

21/03/18 - Libraries to study in Madrid Comment(s)

We have here for you a list of libraries in the city center where you can go for studying... or to find inspiration, since you will see that some of t...

Madrid fallera: the best of Valencia in town!

Madrid fallera: the best of Valencia in town!

16/03/18 - Madrid fallera: the best of Valencia in town! Comment(s)

If you're not going to fallas this year because, sadly, on Monday is not a holiday in Madrid... don't worry! We have our favorite places to go when yo...

Plans in the city: Mercado de Motores, March edition!

Plans in the city: Mercado de Motores, March edition!

06/03/18 - Plans in the city: Mercado de Motores, March edition! Comment(s)

This weekend, if you don’t have any plan yet, here what we’re about to say: save the date, and don’t miss Mercado de Motores March edition! Mer...

Gastro-Route: best brunchs in Malasaña

Gastro-Route: best brunchs in Malasaña

04/03/18 - Gastro-Route: best brunchs in Malasaña Comment(s)

Here you have a list with our favorite places to go for a brunch in Malasaña neighborhood. If you don’t have any plans for the weekend, check this ...

What you cannot miss in March!

What you cannot miss in March!

01/03/18 - What you cannot miss in March! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Art, food, music… check it out!   Food China Taste Until the 11th...

Gastro-route: Madrid markets!

Gastro-route: Madrid markets!

26/02/18 - Gastro-route: Madrid markets! Comment(s)

You cannot miss our guided tour that includes 10 gourmet markets in the city center. Some of them are fancier, other are cheaper… discover them all ...

Challenge accepted: 50 things to do in Madrid at least once in a lifetime

Challenge accepted: 50 things to do in Madrid at least once in a lifetime

21/02/18 - Challenge accepted: 50 things to do in Madrid at least once in a lifetime Comment(s)

Here we have the challenge: a list with 50 things to do in Madrid to feel like a real ‘madrileño’. Will you be able to complete it? Do you accept...

New in Madrid? Don’t miss this places to meet young international people

New in Madrid? Don’t miss this places to meet young international people

16/02/18 - New in Madrid? Don’t miss this places to meet young international people Comment(s)

So it’s been a few weeks in the city, and you’re getting use to it: you know now how to move around, where to go to grab some drinks… but where ...

Cupid should not be trusted

Cupid should not be trusted

13/02/18 - Cupid should not be trusted Comment(s)

If you’re one of these healthy single souls that think Cupid should not be trusted, you’re right and you know it. Here are our top 5 reasons for s...

Our top restaurants for celebrating St. Valentine’s Day with your bae

Our top restaurants for celebrating St. Valentine’s Day with your bae

09/02/18 - Our top restaurants for celebrating St. Valentine’s Day with your bae Comment(s)

Here you have our top 10 romantic restaurants to have an amazing St. Valentine’s date. Decide and book before everything’s sold out for the 14th n...

What you cannot miss in February!

What you cannot miss in February!

01/02/18 - What you cannot miss in February! Comment(s)

Here you have our top plans and things to do in Madrid during this month. Art, food, music… check it out!   Food Gastrofestival Until the 4...

Gastrofestival: the yummiest event is now in Madrid!

Gastrofestival: the yummiest event is now in Madrid!

24/01/18 - Gastrofestival: the yummiest event is now in Madrid! Comment(s)

From the 20th of January to the 4th of February, Madrid hosts the event that you cannot miss: our beloved Gastrofestival. You cannot miss it because: ...

Get to know Madrid: Lavapiés

Get to know Madrid: Lavapiés

17/01/18 - Get to know Madrid: Lavapiés Comment(s)

We have a new post about the top neighborhoods of Madrid. This time, let’s explore Lavapiés, undoubtely the most diverse and with the biggest ...

You won’t believe you’re in Madrid: 5 one-day trips to escape from the concrete jungle

You won’t believe you’re in Madrid: 5 one-day trips to escape from the concrete jungle

10/01/18 - You won’t believe you’re in Madrid: 5 one-day trips to escape from the concrete jungle Comment(s)

Here you have 5 amazing destinations that are located in Madrid –even though you wouldn’t believe it–. This places are perfect to be visited in ...

The Three Kings Parade

The Three Kings Parade

03/01/18 - The Three Kings Parade Comment(s)

In Spain, Christmas joy is not over yet: we still have our ‘día de Reyes Magos’. The Three Wise Men or Three Kings will come on the 6th of Januar...

Gastro-route: best tradicional 'croquetas' in town!

Gastro-route: best tradicional 'croquetas' in town!

02/01/18 - Gastro-route: best tradicional 'croquetas' in town! Comment(s)

We are here today to share with you one of the best things Spain can give you: las croquetas! Here you have the ultimate list of 'croquetas tradiciona...

New Year's Eve: Spaniards' traditions!

New Year's Eve: Spaniards' traditions!

29/12/17 - New Year's Eve: Spaniards' traditions! Comment(s)

Every country has its traditions for New Year’s Eve, so it’s time to check what Spaniars do in order to be prepared for tonight! Watch the ‘Cam...

Our favorite #MadridChristmaslights pictures!

Our favorite #MadridChristmaslights pictures!

26/12/17 - Our favorite #MadridChristmaslights pictures! Comment(s)

Even though Christmas has passed already –that was quick huh?!–, we stil have time to enjoy the Christmas spirit. Just in case you didn’t have t...

5 easy cool Christmas treats recipes!

5 easy cool Christmas treats recipes!

14/12/17 - 5 easy cool Christmas treats recipes! Comment(s)

If the Christmas spirit and the bake spirit come together for you but you don’t have the time – or the patience… or the talent–, we have the u...

Questions about sending packages home internationally? We are here to help!

Questions about sending packages home internationally? We are here to help!

05/12/17 - Questions about sending packages home internationally? We are here to help! Comment(s)

You love your new home away from home, but the semester is almost over and it’s time to think about going back to your hometown. There are many thin...

Life on a budget: I want cheap trips!

Life on a budget: I want cheap trips!

29/11/17 - Life on a budget: I want cheap trips! Comment(s)

Being a student is not easy at all, especially when it's all about your budget, but now you're abroad you need to get the most of your experience! And...

Get to know Madrid: La Latina

Get to know Madrid: La Latina

22/11/17 - Get to know Madrid: La Latina Comment(s)

Here we go again with a new post of Madrid’s neighborhoods. After discovering Malasaña, today we will see what goes on in La Latina. La Latina is ...

Beating homesickness abroad: Madrid edition

Beating homesickness abroad: Madrid edition

15/11/17 - Beating homesickness abroad: Madrid edition Comment(s)

Tell me where you’re from and I’ll tell you the best places in town to beat homesickness. I know, it’s not that easy, I would need a big box wit...

The wizarding world of Harry Potter visits Madrid this fall

The wizarding world of Harry Potter visits Madrid this fall

08/11/17 - The wizarding world of Harry Potter visits Madrid this fall Comment(s)

Madrid is magical during this fall! We receive –arms wide open– Harry Potter: the exhibition from November 18th and just for 10 weeks. Grab your w...

Your Halloween experience in Madrid

Your Halloween experience in Madrid

18/10/17 - Your Halloween experience in Madrid Comment(s)

Although Halloween is not a traditional festivity in Madrid, we have plans all around the city to have fun on the 31st of October. Here you will find ...

Easy and fancy: 5 quick recipes for ‘not-so-experienced’ chefs

Easy and fancy: 5 quick recipes for ‘not-so-experienced’ chefs

11/10/17 - Easy and fancy: 5 quick recipes for ‘not-so-experienced’ chefs Comment(s)

Here you have our quickest and best looking recipes to impress your flatmates and friends. Don’t worry, all of them are easy and not expensive, and ...

Let’s celebrate Oktoberfest in Madrid

Let’s celebrate Oktoberfest in Madrid

04/10/17 - Let’s celebrate Oktoberfest in Madrid Comment(s)

From the 5th to the 7th of October, Oktoberfest comes back to Madrid, this time to the WeZink Center located in the downtown. There’ll be tables for...

Get to know Madrid: Malasaña

Get to know Madrid: Malasaña

27/09/17 - Get to know Madrid: Malasaña Comment(s)

Malasaña is still the top alternative and cool neighborhood where the big chain stores stay aside to find unique decoration stores, hipster and secon...

The most instagramable spots in the Retiro Park

The most instagramable spots in the Retiro Park

20/09/17 - The most instagramable spots in the Retiro Park Comment(s)

You’ve probably heard about it, even enjoyed it already… the amazing views of the Retiro Park are one of the main attractions in the city center. ...

Get around Madrid!

Get around Madrid!

13/09/17 - Get around Madrid! Comment(s)

We have the ultimate list of apps you cannot miss for getting around Madrid. Either for controlling the public transportation or for visiting other ci...

Erasmus student in Madrid? This is what you’re about to learn

Erasmus student in Madrid? This is what you’re about to learn

06/09/17 - Erasmus student in Madrid? This is what you’re about to learn Comment(s)

If you’re an Erasmus student in Madrid, there are several things you’re going to learn and that will change your life forever! Here you have our t...

Top 5 sunsets in Madrid you cannot miss

Top 5 sunsets in Madrid you cannot miss

30/08/17 - Top 5 sunsets in Madrid you cannot miss Comment(s)

Even though we are in bustling Madrid, all full of people moving, buildings, cars… we still have amazing spots to relax and watch the sunset. Take a...

All you need to start your new life in Madrid!

All you need to start your new life in Madrid!

23/08/17 - All you need to start your new life in Madrid! Comment(s)

You’re arriving soon and you start planning everything. Since you’re now with your trip prep, here you have our tips for having all set before com...

Get the most of your Madrid abroad! Practice languages in Madrid

Get the most of your Madrid abroad! Practice languages in Madrid

16/08/17 - Get the most of your Madrid abroad! Practice languages in Madrid Comment(s)

Are you coming to Madrid and you don’t feel comfortable with your Spanish skills? Or maybe you are fluent in Spanish and other language but you want...

August in Madrid: don’t miss the Street festivals!

August in Madrid: don’t miss the Street festivals!

09/08/17 - August in Madrid: don’t miss the Street festivals! Comment(s)

If you’re already in Madrid, you must know it: our most traditional “verbenas” (a.k.a. street festivals that celebrate the patron saints of some...

Our top 10 affordable decoration stores (that are not Ikea!)

Our top 10 affordable decoration stores (that are not Ikea!)

02/08/17 - Our top 10 affordable decoration stores (that are not Ikea!) Comment(s)

So it’s a fact you’re moving to Madrid: now you have this new beginning, this new story to start… and this new room to decorate! This is the ult...

Master programs in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

Master programs in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

26/07/17 - Master programs in Madrid: how to get around and where to live Comment(s)

We’re back with a full survival guide if you’re coming to Madrid next semester for studying a Masters. Do you have questions about the location of...

10 cool things you can do with your flatmates next semester

10 cool things you can do with your flatmates next semester

19/07/17 - 10 cool things you can do with your flatmates next semester Comment(s)

Now that you’ve finally make up your mind and booked your room in a shared apartment, let the fun start! Here we have a list of things you can plan ...

When do the museums in Madrid have free entry?

When do the museums in Madrid have free entry?

12/07/17 - When do the museums in Madrid have free entry? Comment(s)

Most of the museums you will find in Madrid offer free culture, and in this post you will have the tips for entering in the top museums of the city fo...

Movies under the stars

Movies under the stars

05/07/17 - Movies under the stars Comment(s)

Enjoy the outdoor cinema this summer taking advantage of the good temperature that Madrid offers at night. Here you have the list of the top 5 outdoor...

Universities in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

Universities in Madrid: how to get around and where to live

28/06/17 - Universities in Madrid: how to get around and where to live Comment(s)

Are you coming to Madrid to study and you don’t really know where your university is located? Would you like to know in which area you should look f...

Don't miss the 'Noches del Botánico 2017' festival

Don't miss the 'Noches del Botánico 2017' festival

21/06/17 - Don't miss the 'Noches del Botánico 2017' festival Comment(s)

This summer, Madrid will host once again the ‘Noches del Botánico’ festival, from the 22nd of June to the 29th of July, with international artist...

Get the most out of living in the city center this summer!

Get the most out of living in the city center this summer!

13/06/17 - Get the most out of living in the city center this summer! Comment(s)

Madrid is a city that has tons of different activities for you to do, especially in summer. Moreover, if you also have the chance of living in the cit...

Madrid, proud host of the World Pride 2017

Madrid, proud host of the World Pride 2017

06/06/17 - Madrid, proud host of the World Pride 2017 Comment(s)

This summer, the city top event is –without a doubt– the World Pride, the biggest Gay Pride even in the world, and we will celebrate together the ...

The best places to have an ice cream in Madrid

The best places to have an ice cream in Madrid

30/05/17 - The best places to have an ice cream in Madrid Comment(s)

It's ice cream time! With this heat that suddenly arrived at the city these days, all we want is holidays, sun, pools and ice creams! Unfortunately, i...

Apps to live the good life in Madrid!

Apps to live the good life in Madrid!

16/05/17 - Apps to live the good life in Madrid! Comment(s)

When you go to a new city, any tool that may help you to make your life easier is more than welcome, especially if you can take it everywhere in your ...

Welcome!

Welcome!

08/05/17 - Welcome! Comment(s)

Welcome! Welcome to your new city, to the city that will be your home for the following months… even, who knows? Maybe during the following years...